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Choosing the right car

It’s one of the biggest purchases – or sometimes leases – you’ll make, so choosing the right car is essential. Narrowing down the shortlist...

Vehicles Exempt from MOT

Anything you read about the MOT usually says that it applies to all vehicles on the road which are three years old, or older....

Los Alcázares demonstrators close down the AP-7

Residents of Los Alcázares were out in force recently, demonstrating on the AP-7 motorway to demand solutions to the floods that the area is...

All Charged Up

By Andrew Atkinson The electric vehicle charging point located on Avenida de La Marquesa, Los Montesinos, is now operational. The Valencia government allocated 5,878.40 euros, of...

DGT introduces new legislation for electric scooters

While there are an estimated 100,000 personal mobility devices in use here in Spain, many of them the fairly recent mania of electric bikes...

6 Travel Tips for Exploring a New Country 

Visiting a new country is usually exciting and daunting in equal measure, but whether the vacation lasts a couple of weeks, a month or...

Is It Worth Switching To Uber?

Over the past few years Uber has become one of the most popular apps in the UK and around the world. So many people...

Boost for Orihuela Costa roadworks

A budget in excess of 3.3 million euro has been awarded for the maintenance of roads on the coast The contract is for four years,...

You Can’t Be Serious – ‘Where you live, and what you [don’t]...

I drive a twelve year old car. It is a black car. I have owned several black cars, but I have never before had...

Montesinos instal electric charging point

By Andrew Atkinson Los Montesinos have installed a charging infrastructure for electric vehicles in the Vega Baja town. A budget of €8,891 has been allocated, which...

Firauto – Car Fair, Expocar and Sobre2ruedas – Motorcycle Fair

The 45th edition of FIRAUTO, the New Car Fair, the 31st edition of the Second-hand Car Show, EXPOCAR and the 13th SOBRE2RUEDAS, Motorcycle Fair...

Guardia checks report 20% of vans are driven without ITV

In just four days, Trafico agents of the Civil Guard have stopped 116 drivers of vans driving with the presence of alcohol or drugs...

SECURITY CAMERAS IN LOS MONTESINOS IMPROVE CITIZEN AND TRAFFIC SAFETY

By Andrew Atkinson AFTER years of concerns by the public Los Montesinos Town Hall are set to instal security cameras in the Vega Baja hamlet,...

Whiplash: What to do when you suffer the most common accident...

Car accidents can be hugely stressful. This is only amplified if you sustain an injury, adding physical complications to what could be significant emotional...

Torrevieja’s Road to nowhere

I read a while ago that Torrevieja Town Hall announced that there was now a relief road to reduce the congestion on the CV95...

Los Alcázares takes the AP-7 concessionaire to court

Los Alcázares City Council say that they will take the Ministry of Development and the concessionaire of the AP-7 to the courts to demand...

Symbolic Taxes on Toll Roads in Spain

The Spanish government are still thinking about how to ensure the functionality of the extensive public highway network. Although the decision is still far...

THREE YEARS TO FIX A FEW POTHOLES

Despite claiming that the 150 metre stretch of road running at the side of the AP7, adjacent to the IES PLAYA FLAMENCA, is private...

Seven new charging points for electric vehicles

The Councillor for the Environment, Dámaso Aparicio, announced that Orihuela has received a subsidy for the installation of 7 charging points for electric vehicles...

Spain scrambles to regulate electric scooters

While there are an estimated 100,000 personal mobility devices in use here in Spain, many of them the fairly recent mania of electric scooters,...

First Electric Scooter Registered

With questions still being raised over whether the more powerful electric scooters can be registered for use in Spain, we took one along to have the initial ITV inspection carried out. The vehicle we used was provided by mobility experts MABEQ, based on the Orihuela Costa and offering the sale and hire of all kinds …

Torre Pacheco to have hybrid waste trucks.

Torre Pacheco has become the first municipality in the region to have a fleet of hybrid waste collection vehicles. The STV Gestión concessionaire company continues...

UK Car Production falls 20% in first six months as new...

UK car manufacturing falls by a fifth in first half of 2019, with June decline marking 13 consecutive months of negative growth. Downturns...

OC Avanza add weight to removal of AP7 tolls

Lats weekend OC Avanza, business organization in Orihuela Costa added its voice to that of Eduardo Dolón, mayor of Torrevieja in calling for the...

Orihuela Chamber of Commerce calls for abolition of the AP-7 tolls

The Orihuela Chamber of Commerce considers the abolition of the AP-7 tolls at La Zenia and Los Montesinos a “priority”, and according to chamber...

New speed camera installed on Torrevieja stretch of N 332

The Ministry of Development has recently installed a new speed camera on the southern stretch of the N 332 between kilometers 56 and 57,...

Police detain 31 drunk drivers in Torrevieja in six days

There were Thirty-one positive recordings in just six days, all during the working day, in Torrevieja last week following controls set up by the...

British Driver flees scene of traffic death

A 66 year old Russian cyclist was killed on Tuesday in a traffic accident at kilometer 57 of the N-332 variant in Torrevieja, close...

The Perfect Road Trip Along the Spanish Coast

If you want to go on a road trip along the Spanish coast, there are many attractions that you might want to have as...

Big brother is watching you again in Torrevieja

Torrevieja has recently renewed it’s Vyriato video surveillance network which consists of over 200 audio-visual cameras dotted across the city streets, many with a...

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